There were many standouts at the sold-out Outside Lands 2014 at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco this past weekend. This year’s lineup was led by headliners Kanye West, The Killers and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, who were surrounded by strong talent including Arctic Monkeys, Disclosure, Death Cab for Cutie, Macklemore and more. Kanye West drew mixed reviews as “Yeezy” performed a similar set to previous outings this year. West alternated performing in a mask covering his entire face and without as he started with “Black Skinhead” and powered through setlist staples, “Stronger” and “Heartless”.
Patrick Carney of the Black Keys reignited his rivalry with Justin Beiber in a recent Rolling Stone article. He's joined long a standing tradition of rivalries between musical acts. Since time out of mind there have been beefs between rappers, rockers, and even comedians. Creativity is tricky business and sometimes feelings get hurt. Here's a look at some of the most notable times those feelings got hurt. 8954
It isn’t exactly news that Miley Cyrus has been under a transformation leaving her days as a Disney child star to a now 21-year-old pop star pulling off stunts to show the world that she’s a grown woman. Cyrus didn’t hesitate to make news during Saturday night’s Los Angeles show of her Bangerz tour. While performing, “Adore You”, Cyrus called over Katy Perry, who was in the front row, amongst many during the celebrity-filled show, and gave Perry a kiss. The kiss didn’t last long, as Perry quickly recoiled and laughing. Another notable highlight from the
With all these lineup announcements, it’s time to make some decisions. Many large-scale festivals in America are overlapping in their artists this year; Outkast announced their return with 40+ stops at different festivals. Pretty Lights will join them at both Counter Point and Fire Fly. Hangout and Wakarusa will share the Flaming Lips and STS9 as headliners, and Foster the People seems be popping up all over the place, not to mention the hundreds of other bands that will caravan from fest to fest. Depending on who you want to see and how far you’re willing to go is all
Happy Halloween! From the west coast to the east coast, there's some great music to check out tonight. Are you in one of these cities? Who do you want to hear? Read the list below and see if one of your favorite artists is playing near you. 6315
Steven Drozd, multi-instrumentalist of The Flaming Lips will premiere his experimental project, The Mutating Cell Ensemble, which features more than a dozen students at Oklahoma City's Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO), on Saturday, April 13th, as part of the school's annual music festival, ACM@UCO Rocks Bricktown. The performance will only take place once and will be free of charge, featuring the band's guitarist-keyboardist Derek Brown. The festival is ACM@UCO's end-of-term opportunity for students "to play around the Bricktown district with their bands." Sixty bands will perform on more than 14 stages that night, with